Sealing and Expungement Laws
Statutes, Admin Codes, and Court Rules
There is more to sealing or expunging a criminal arrest record than just following the statutes. There are also administrative codes and court rules of procedure. I have listed the Florida expungement laws with links below and explanations that follow.
Florida Expungement Laws
Florida expungement laws (including sealings of criminal arrest records) encompass the Florida Statutes, the Administrative Code, and the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure. Below I link to my pages that deal with each of these areas.
Florida Statute 943.059 – Sealing Statute
Read the current version of the Florida statute that governs the sealing of criminal arrest records by going to my link Florida Sealing Statute.
Florida Statute 943.0585 – Expungement Statute
Read the current version of the Florida statute that governs the expungement of criminal arrest records by going to my link Florida Expungement Statute.
You can also go to the online Florida Statutes.
Florida Rules of Court 3.692
Read the current version of the Florida Court Rule 3.692 that governs the expungement and sealing of criminal arrest records by going to my link Florida Court Rule 3.692.
You can also go to the online Florida Rules of Court.
Florida Administrative Code
You can also look up administrative codes online.
Have questions, want to suggest information that should be included on this page, or would like to have your record sealed or expunged? Please feel free to contact me. I try to reply within 24 hours.
More information about Florida Expungements and Sealings:
- What is a Florida Expungement (Sealing)
- Qualifying for a Record Expungement (Sealing)
- Getting Started Expunging (Sealing) Your Arrest Record
- What to do after Your Record is Expunged (Sealed)